How Mazda Lost Almost 5,000 Cars At Sea!!



The bigger the ship, the bigger the shipping problems can be!  Mazda found this out back in 2006, when a container ship carrying over 4,700 brand new cars on the 55K ton Cougar Ace keeled over!  This $100 million plus 655 foot-long ship with 14 decks drained her starboard ballast tanks and failed to refill them, for reasons unknown (either mechanical or human error). Here’s what THIS insurance claim looked like:

 

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